For widows in Africa, COVID-19 stole husbands, homes, future

Anayo Mbah, 29, gathers palm leaves at her home in Umuida, Nigeria, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. Mbah was in the final days of her sixth pregnancy when her husband, Jonas, fell ill with fever. By the time he was taken to a clinic, the motorcycle taxi driver was coughing up blood. He tested positive for COVID-19 and was still in the hospital when she gave birth days later. The baby would never meet her father. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

For widows in Africa, COVID-19 stole husbands, homes, future